Requirements of Writing (Scotland) Act 1995

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(1)Nothing in this Act shall—

(a)prevent Her Majesty from authenticating—

(i)a document by superscription; or

(ii)a document relating to her private estates situated or arising in Scotland in accordance with section 6 of the M1Crown Private Estates Act 1862;

(b)prevent authentication under the M2Writs Act 1672 of a document passing the seal appointed by the Treaty of Union to be kept and used in Scotland in place of the Great Seal of Scotland formerly in use; or

(c)prevent any document mentioned in paragraph (a) or (b) above authenticated as aforesaid from being recorded in the Register of Sasines or registered for execution or preservation in the Books of Council and Session or in sheriff court books.

(2)Nothing in this Act shall prevent a Crown writ from being authenticated or recorded in Chancery under section 78 of the M3Titles to Land Consolidation (Scotland) Act 1868.

(3)Subject to subsections (1) and (2) above, this Act binds the Crown.

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